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Drawing on the depth and breadth of our expertise, we’ll help you distill the complicated so you can break through to strategic and positive family solutions.

Fort St John Family Lawyers

Fort St John Family Lawyers are a hardy breed and the family and estate litigation lawyers at MacLean Law bring the same passion and entrepreneurial spirit to the table as do the hard-working people of Fort St John and Dawson Creek. In today’s blog, Jaye Rutledge, articled student, and Fort St John local success story […]

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Avoid These Marriage Agreement Mistakes

Avoid These Marriage Agreement Mistakes – Learn from our senior high net worth Calgary and Vancouver family lawyers about how to avoid 6 common and potentially catastrophic mistakes when negotiating a Vancouver marriage agreement or a Calgary marriage agreement. If you are fortunate enough to have acquired wealth through taking risks and hard work you […]

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Vancouver Family Property Agreements Lawyers

Vancouver Family Property Agreements Lawyers regularly deal with written family property agreements and less commonly are involved in cases involving disputed oral family agreements. Tal Wolf warns The phrase “oral family property agreements are not worth the paper they are written on” demonstrates the difficulties in trying to uphold oral family property agreements. Vancouver Family […]

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Retirement Spousal Support Termination

Retirement Spousal Support Termination lawyers answer the key question: Can my spousal support obligations be terminated if I am retiring? In Canada, Indefinite spousal support may be ordered in cases of long marriages of more than 20 years or where the Rule of 65 applies, which allows for indefinite spousal support if the recipient’s age […]

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Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation

Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation lawyers handle cases when parents want to change an original order on child custody and parenting time arrangements. The recent decision of S.M.M. v. J.P.H.points out the test that must be met before the original child custody or original child parenting time or responsibilities Order is varied.  The test for […]

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Calgary Separation Agreement Lawyers

Calgary separation agreement lawyers know separation agreements are a viable, independent and binding option for resolving disputes. Our top-rated* Calgary Separation Agreement Lawyers also know most separating spouses prefer to settle matters privately and without the increased stress and cost of court proceedings to them and their children. Meet with Peter Graburn at our Calgary […]

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Calgary Post Separation Support

Calgary Post Separation Support lawyers deal with cases involving changes to spousal support payments after separation. Frequently, Calgary Post Separation Support cases involve large gains in income by the paying spouse after an initial spousal support agreement amount or Court Order has been made. For child support purposes these gains mean child support will likely […]

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Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals

Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals lawyers deal with cases involving applications to the Supreme Court to review and overturn decisions by a parenting coordinator for lack of jurisdiction or that are unreasonable.  A recent Ontario case involved a family arbitrator ruling it was alright for one parent to not have their child vaccinated created quite an […]

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After Separation Support Increases

After Separation Support Increases involve different rules depending on whether the payment sought to be increased relates to either child or spousal support. In child support cases, an annual correction is routine. However, in spousal support cases, the change will involve an analysis of whether there has been a “material change” in the two separated […]

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Unequal Family Property Contribution

Unequal Family Property Contribution and how it impacts BC family property division is now governed by a stricter set of rules. These new rules focus far less on unequal contribution than ever before. In fact section 81 says spouses are both equally entitled to the family property and equally responsible for their family debt regardless […]

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